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Creator Owned?

Do the big 2 need to provide a solid creator owned platform for their regular talent? Or is it better that Marvel and DC maintain a primary mind-set of  “Our property, edited our way.”?   allowing the second tier publishers…

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Prophet Vol. 1: Remission

Review | Prophet Vol. 1: Remission

As reboots go, PROPHET is somewhat out of the ordinary. Image’s update bears only a passing resemblance to the Extreme title from the ’90s on which it is based. Yet instead of beginning at the beginning with a #1, the…

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Wild Children

WILD CHILDREN Written by Ales Kot Art by Riley Rossmo Colors/edits by Gregory Wright Letters by Clayton Cowles Published July 2012 by Image Comics 64 pages, full color Order online: Amazon, Book Depository Much like its protagonists, WILD CHILDREN is…

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Twitter Has Spoken

This week I wanted something different to read.  So I asked the Twitter-verse to help me out and tell me which comics I should pick up this week (you can follow me too @EdCampbell_CBD).  Just using the hash-tags #comic, #comicbooks and…

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America’s Got Powers

Last week I picked up the much hyped and strangely British America’s got Powers (IMAGE) by TV funny man Jonathan Ross and newly freelance Bryan Hitch, whom actually celebrated his birthday on Sunday.   I was lucky enough to pick up…

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Near Death Vol. 1

Lots of internet chatter over Near Death, so I pre-ordered the trade paperback and tore my way through it when it arrived. [quote]The critically acclaimed crime series is collected for the first time, featuring exclusive bonus material. Meet Markham, a…

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The Last Battle

Originally printed in 2005 as L’Ultima Battaglia by The Walt Disney Company Italia, The Last Battle by Tito Faraci and Dan Brereton is an English translation published by Image Comics. [quote]In 52 BCE, General Caius Rodius, retired hero of Caesar’s…

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Bryan Hitch leaves Marvel

British artist Bryan Hitch leaves Marvel after a solid decade, producing some of the industry’s best-loved work AND completing his piece in Marvel’s “foundation of 2012” (with Bendis), Ultron War, Hitch confirmed on Twitter… “my end is done!”. Hitch began his…

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Who Is Jake Ellis?

I kept hearing things about a new mini series; snippets of praise for Who Is Jake Ellis? from Image Comics. The trade paperback was released last week and I breezed through it.
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Turf

Turf from Jonathan Ross and Tommy Lee Edwards looked interesting; 1929 New York with a vampire problem and aliens.  After reading it I think they should have done 1929 New York with vampires and a second book with 1929 New…

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Image Adds DC Ratings

Via their weekly retailer newsletter Image Comics announced they would be adopting the same ratings system DC uses.  Here’s the full text: [quote]Greetings, retail partners! We have some exciting news this week and we wanted you to hear it first:…

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Robert Kirkman Launches Skybound!

Writer and Image Comics partner Robert Kirkman has launched Skybound, an imprint designed to recruit and showcase the next generation of comic creators. Announced in today’s New York Times, Skybound will make its official debut on Thursday during Kirkman’s Comic-Con…

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